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Champions Cup and Challenge Cup knockout stage draws to take place on Tuesday

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The draws for the knockout stages of the 2020/21 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland next Tuesday (9 March).   The key event which starts...

Warriors seek to break Bristol at Sixways

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The stage is set at Sixways for the battle between Warriors and the Bears in the penultimate fixture of the Round.   An unattractive spectacle last weekend ended with Bristol  17-3 ahead on...

Exiles attempt to tame the Tigers

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exiles will travel to Welford Road on Friday with their tails up – after a valuable victory against Wasps last weekend – to face Leicester Tigers in the opening fixture of Round 12.   Leicester...

Sharks look to chomp the Chiefs as Round 11 kicks off

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

With 10 rounds done and dusted in Premiership, Round 11 kicks off with two of the top 4 battling it out at the AJ Bell: Sale Sharks vs Exeter Chiefs. With both sides ending up on the wrong side of the...

Eddie Jones changes two up front for Welsh test

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his side for this weekend’s key Six Nations match against Wales.   Captain Owen Farrell is at inside centre, Henry Slade at outside centre and George Ford stays at fly...

Seven All Blacks start for the Blues

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three debutants and nine All Blacks are included in the Blues line-up to travel to Wellington for Saturday’s first round of the Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa against the Hurricanes.   Both starting...

How the revised formats for the Champions and Challenge Cup will work

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR has confirmed the revised tournament formats for the 2020/21 season.    In a statement confirming the news, the organising body of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup said that the...

Wasps Announce the Signing of Nicky Thomas on a Short-Term Loan Deal

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have confirmed the signing of Ospreys tighthead-prop Nicky Thomas on a short-term loan deal.       With a number of Wasps’ tightheads out banned or through injury, the...